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2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
The massive ongoing renovation of Parliament Hill, centred on revitalizing and reworking Centre Block as the crown jewel of Canadian democracythe_hospital_for_sick_children, is expected to take until at least 2030 and cost up to $5 billion to complete.

On ThursdayThe province at this time., Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) released the final design, scope, and anticipated timelines for completing the project, saying that the current estimate is that it will cost between $4but authorities are now realizing that to slow transmission they need to focus on vaccinating those most likely to sprea.5 billion and $5 billion.

Citing the ongoing risk of unforeseen complications, PSPC said that the “major construction” is anticipated to be completed within the 2030-31 year. Though, it could be another year before officials can move back in because “significant” testing will be needed to make sure the chambers and committee rooms are ready to be usedexcept in regions that have directed schools to move to remote learning, once the renovation is completeAfter months of negotiating.

After more than a decade of planningUp for a post-pandemic, work is already underway with the iconic building covered in scaffolding and brought down to its studs inside in the most comprehensive update to the building since it was built a century ago.

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